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Practice makes near perfect at bedtime

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Do you suffer from insomnia as a result of your diabetes?
Yes, it is difficult for me to fall asleep at night, but I generally stay asleep once I do.
 
I can fall asleep, but have difficulty staying asleep and/or experience frequent awakenings.
 
I have a hard time falling asleep and staying asleep!
 
I have no trouble sleeping.
 
I have the opposite problem and have trouble staying awake.
 
None of these apply, but I do have other sleep issues.
 

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by Nicole Purcell
I had a bad one last night. A scary low bloodsugar that reminded me just how tenuous diabetes makes my existence. I hate those. I hate the feeling that I'm anything less than a strong, capable woman. Diabetes, like a sledge hammer to the knees, has a way of hobbling the confidence I have in my health, strength and well-being. It is both frustrating and disheartening. It's 2:00 am and a good friend called from their third shift job because they needed someone. Just...